“The COVID-19 Pandemic: Gritman Hospital’s Response and The Future of Local Public Health” will be the topic at noon Wednesday, March 2, for the latest League of Women Voters of Moscow Speaker Forum.
The presentation will be on Zoom, with login information at my.lwv.org/idaho/moscow.
President and CEO of Gritman Medical Center Kara Besst and Public Health – Idaho North Central District Director Carol Moehrle will speak about how local health institutions have dealt with COVID-19 so far and what preparations they’ve been making to address an unknown future with the virus.
Besst has worked at Gritman for nearly 29 years, where she started as an intern while studying for a bachelor’s degree in accounting at the University of Idaho. She became Gritman’s chief financial officer in November 2000 and assumed the role of president and CEO in February 2011.
Moehrle has served as the North Central District director, covering Latah, Idaho, Lewis, Clearwater and Nez Perce counties, for the past 30 years.